WeMo Switch Smart Plug, Works with Alexa
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About this item
- Works with Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately)
- Wemo is home automation the easy way: Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone. No hub or subscription required
- Why come home to a dark house? Why let the fan run if nobody’s home? Set on and off times for your lights and small appliances
- Sync lights to sunrise, sunset, and other external events automatically. Create schedules from your phone and change them easily, whenever the mood strikes
- The Wemo Switch protects your home better than a mechanical timer. In “Away Mode”, your lights will turn on and off randomly to confuse potential intruders and make it look like somebody is home
- Works with Nest Thermostat so your lights and appliances “know” when you’re home or away, and respond automatically. Works with any smartphone or tablet running Android 4.1 and higher or iOS 8 and higher. Electrical Rating120V/15A/60Hz/1800W
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At a Glance:
- Remote control devices
- Set schedules/timers
- Away Mode
- Works with Alexa
The Wemo Switch Wi-Fi Smart Plug uses your existing home Wi-Fi network to provide wireless control of your lights and appliances. Using the free Wemo app, you can turn on a space heater in your garage or a fan in your kitchen, even if you're miles from home.
No subscription or hub is required: simply plug Wemo Switch into an electrical outlet, connect a device to the Smart Plug, and wirelessly control your device using a tablet or phone. This makes it easy to put a living room lamp on a schedule or – for peace of mind – randomize your home lights when you're on vacation so it looks like you're home.
What's in the Box:
- Wemo Switch Smart Plug
- Quick Start Guide
Set Schedules and Timers
Using the free Wemo app, you can schedule a lamp to turn on at sunset, or keep your house comfortable in the summer by scheduling a fan to turn on at noon.
Turn Off Appliances Remotely
If you have a habit of accidentally leaving an appliance – such as a curling iron – on, Wemo Switch Smart Plug offers peace of mind by allowing you to turn it off, even if you're already halfway to the office.
Protect Your Home with Away Mode
Using Wemo ‘Away Mode', you can create the illusion that you’re at home even when you’re away. 'Away Mode' turns plugged-in lights on and off in a random pattern.
Hands-Free Control with Alexa
When paired with Amazon Alexa, the Wemo Switch Smart Plug gives you hands-free voice control over your devices. Turn your lights, appliances, or an entire room on or off using just your voice.
Compatible with Nest
The Wemo Switch Smart Plug pairs with Nest’s Thermostat to offer a range of automatic control options. The Thermostat detects when you’re home or away and syncs with Wemo Switch. Use Nest compatibility to turn a fan off when the house is empty, or have your lights switch on when you come back home.
Add More Features with IFTTT
'If This, Then That' is a free web-based service that lets you do amazing things with your Wemo. Turn lamps, coffee makers, fans and other electronics on when you’re almost home or off when you leave. With IFTTT, Wemo can even schedule the lights to turn on automatically when you open the garage. Visit the site to find 'recipes' for your Wemo Switch.
Did you forget to turn off the window A.C.? How about that curling iron? Want the living room lamp to turn on when the sun goes down—automatically? The Wemo Switch gives you control of your lamps and small appliances whenever you want, wherever you choose, with tons of options for scheduling and automation. Paired with Amazon Alexa, you can control your lamps and appliances with just the power of your voice. When Wemo works with Nest Thermostat, you can set your lights to turn off automatically when you leave the house, and on when you get home again. No central hub or subscription is required. Wemo also has an on/off switch on the unit, in case the Wi-Fi goes down. Compatible with Apple iOS 8 or higher and Android 4.1 or higher. Electrical Rating 120V/15A/60Hz/1800W. 24-hr Wemo support is available at 1-844-745-WEMO. Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz 802.11n,Product dimensions:2.9 inch L x 4.5 inch H x 2.2 inch D,Weight:8.9 ounces,Plugs into any regular 120v wall outlet.
Seller not responsible for any item defects. Buyer will have to contact the Belkin company. Sale is FINAL, no returns or refunds.
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This may be a bit too techy for some people, but this is what I did.
One day I had an idea. I know that when a network device has a DHCP assigned IP address, the IP is "leased" and will change once the lease expires (typically 24 hours). I thought "what if I set a static or reserve an IP address in my router that never changes? Voilà, that did the trick!! I haven't had a single problem since, and that was about 6 months ago that I made to change.
I would recommend to anyone having problems with these switches, as I was, to try setting a static IP address before giving up. It's not too difficult, and for me it was well worth the 20 minutes that it took.
The reason for the one star rating from me is two-fold. First, the switch only stays connected to wi-fi about two days at a time. After that, when you try to use Alexa to turn on the switch, it will tell you that the device is not responding. So you need to disconnect it and re-connect it to the outlet it is on. And again, this will work for about 2 days before you need to do it again. It does not matter if you reset it to factory default, it will do the same thing again.
I contacted Belkin support about this and I told the representatives there that I reset to factory default about 10 times and the issue kept happening. I was told to try the same thing again, and also to try to do it with cellular data disabled on my cell phone. That would have no effect because you have to use wifi to set it up. I had both my cell phone and the switch on the same wifi network and it would still inexplicably lose connection.
I got the TP-Link smart switch instead and I have had absolutely NO disconnects from the wifi network ever, and also no issue with Alexa. This switch does not work and then Belkin support is atrocious as far as honoring the warranty they are supposed to have on these devices. I am not sure what is happening to Belkin but their products and quality is slipping. I would not buy any of these switches again nor would I recommend it to anyone.